Material Safety Data
Sodium acetate solutions
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Sodium acetate solutions
Catalog Numbers: LC22830, LC22840, LC22850
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
||Sodium acetate, trihydrate
Symbols: None listed.
Risk Phrases: None listed.
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: colorless. May cause digestive tract irritation. May cause eye
and skin irritation.
Target Organs: None known.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: Ingestion may cause abdominal pain, vomiting.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: Not available.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids until no evidence of
chemical remains. Get medical aid at once.
medical aid. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least
15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove contaminated
clothing and shoes.
Ingestion: Treat symptomatically and
supportively. Get medical aid at once. If vomiting occurs, keep head lower than
hips to prevent aspiration.
Inhalation: Give artificial
respiration if necessary. Get medical aid. Keep victim warm, at rest. Move
victim to fresh air.
Notes to Physician: Treat
Section 5 -
Information: Negligible fire and explosion hazard when exposed to heat
or flame. Move container if possible, avoid breathing vapors or dust.
Extinguishing Media: For small fires, use dry chemical,
carbon dioxide, water spray or alcohol-resistant foam.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Absorb spills with absorbent
(vermiculite, sand, fuller's earth) and place in plastic bags for later
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid
breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas.
Storage: Store capped
at room temperature. Protect from heat and incompatibles.
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Provide local exhaust or general dilution ventilation.
|Sodium acetate, trihydrate
OSHA Vacated PELs: Sodium
acetate, trihydrate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Water:
No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Eyes: Do not wear contact
lenses when working with chemicals. An eye wash fountain should be available in
the immediate work area. Wear splash-proof safety goggles.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to
prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: Not required for normal use.
Firefighting-- any self-contained breathing apparatus with full facepiece
operated in pressure-demand mode.
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
pH: slightly alkaline
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not
Freezing/Melting Point:Not available.
Autoignition Temperature: Not
Flash Point: Not available.
NFPA Rating: Not
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Molecular Formula:Not available.
Molecular Weight:Not available.
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
to Avoid: Incompatible materials.
Incompatibilities with Other
Materials: Oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Oxides of carbon, sodium oxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not
Section 11 -
CAS# 6131-90-4 unlisted.
CAS# 7732-18-5 unlisted.
LD50 = >90 mL/kg;
CAS# 6131-90-4: Not
listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA. CAS# 7732-18-5: Not listed by ACGIH,
IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No data available.
Teratogenicity: No data available.
No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No data available.
Mutagenicity: No data available.
Other Studies: No data
Section 12 -
No information available.
Section 13 - Disposal
Chemical waste generators
must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste.
US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR
Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local
hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 -
||No information available.
||No information available.|
Section 15 -
CAS# 6131-90-4 is not on the TSCA
Inventory. It is a hydrate and exempt from TSCA Inventory requirements
CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on
the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a
SNUR under TSCA.
Section 302 (RQ)
None of the
chemicals in this material have an RQ.
Section 302 (TPQ)
the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
No chemicals are reportable under
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any
hazardous air pollutants. This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone
depletors. This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed
as Hazardous Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are
listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this
product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 6131-90-4 is not present on state lists from CA, PA,
MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
CAS# 7732-18-5 is not present on state lists from CA, PA,
MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the
chemicals in this product are listed. European/International
European Labeling in Accordance with EC
CAS# 6131-90-4: 1
CAS# 7732-18-5: No information
CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on
Canada's DSL List. CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
CAS# 6131-90-4 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient
CAS# 7732-18-5 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #1 Date: 12/06/2000
Information in this MSDS is from
available published sources and is believed to be accurate. No warranty, express
or implied, is made and LabChem Inc. assumes no liability resulting from the use
of this MSDS. The user must determine suitability of this information for his